Tampa Bay area Regal Cinemas will host a blood drive on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 30, July 1 and 2, to help prevent blood shortages over the Independence Day holiday weekend. Florida Blood Services bloodmobiles will be on site from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. at:
All lifesaving donors will receive a FREE movie pass, a buy-one ticket, get-one-FREE coupon from Silver Springs, wellness checkup including cholesterol screening, plus during FBS's Summer Drive for Life you can register to win the vehicle of your choice, valued up to $20,000, courtesy of the Ferman Automotive Dealerships* (*Winner may choose a new, or pre-owned vehicle not to exceed a value of $20,000 from any Ferman Automotive Dealership. For complete details, visit www.fbsblood.org.)
Generally, healthy people age 17 or older who weigh at least 110 pounds can be blood donors. Identification is required prior to donation. For further information, please call 1-800-68-BLOOD.
Florida Blood Services provides for the blood needs of patients at 38 hospitals in Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco and Pinellas Counties, through the generosity of volunteer blood donors. Over 750 donations are required daily, due to the high quality of medical care in Tampa Bay that serves the most critically ill patients throughout west central Florida.
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